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Wild Finishes Lead to Split for PCM Basketball Teams Against Gilbert

Posted: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 5:52 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports - Andrew Swadner

A pair of close games against the Tigers of Gilbert in Monroe last night led to a split for the PCM Mustang boys and girls basketball teams, with the boys winning 77-72 and the girls falling 59-58.

The boys got out to a fast start, getting ahead at halftime 35-30, before a huge third quarter run from Gilbert game them a five point lead heading into the fourth. The Mustangs outscored the Tigers 27-17 in the final period to win by five points. Reed Worth scored 21 points to lead the team, while Andrew Van Ryswyk scored 16 and grabbed 12 boards.

On the girls side, a 1 point deficit at halftime eventually grew to as large as 13 in the third quarter before the Mustangs fought all the way back to take the lead in the 4th. The Mustangs couldn’t hold on however, and took the loss. Regan Freland scored 21 points, while Cameron Wignall scored 13.

The boys improve to 11-3, the girls fall to 5-10, and both teams will next play on Friday at Saydel.